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 18th Putin’s ‘humanitarian convoy’ consisted of 11 fuel trucks

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18th Russian convoy of 24 vehicles entered Ukraine illegally and returned back through the Donetsk border crossing point.

OSCE Observer Mission informs, Censor.NET reports citing Radio Svoboda.

At 3:14 p.m. on March 13 2015, the Observer Mission observed the arrival of a Russian convoy at the gate of the Donetsk BCP. The convoy consisted of 11 cargo trucks, 11 fuel trucks and two support vehicles. All cargo trucks bore the inscription "Humanitarian help from the Russian Federation". On the dashboards of a few cargo trucks the OM observed flags of the Russian Federation and the so-called 'LPR' and 'DPR'.

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The Ukrainian officers were present neither on site nor at the fence during the convoy crossing. By 3:39 p.m. all vehicles had left the BCP towards Donetsk. At 11:45 p.m. on March 13, the convoy arrived and lined up at the customs area. The Ukrainian officers were not on site during the convoy crossing. By 12:02 a.m. on March 14 all 24 vehicles had returned and crossed back into the Russian Federation.


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This is the 18th Russian "humanitarian convoy" since August 2014 delivered to the Donbas without authorization. Since Ukrainian border guards were not allowed to the clearance, it remains unknown what the so-called humanitarian aid convoy carried. According to the NSDC, these trucks import ammunition and weapons to the terrorists-controlled territory.

 
 
 
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